Influential right wing talk show host Sean Hannity has given Alabama senate candidate Roy Moore 24 hours to offer a coherent defense of the five sexual harassment claims made against him–or Hannity’s pulling his endorsement.
In the wake of comedian Louis C.K. admitted that the <a href=”http://starcasm.net/archives/379085″ target=”_blank”>sexual harassment rumors about him that first started circulating as far back as 2012 were true</a>, his fans and friends in the industry are grappling with what this all means. Comedian and popular podcaster Marc Maron is a fan Louis’ spanning decades and addressed the issue on the intro of his latest episode of WTF. In his reckoning with Louis’ actions he claimed he directly asked C.K. multiple time about whether or not the rumors were true, and Louis responded with “no it’s not true, it’s not real, it’s a rumor.”
AUDIO Full transcript of George Takei’s Howard Stern interview regarding sexual harassment allegations
Former Star Trek star George Takei’s comments about grabbing and coercing partners into sex during a recent Howard Stern interview complicate his denial of the sexual harassment allegations made against him. Keep reading to see those allegations and Takei’s response, along with the audio of Takei’s remarks to Stern and a complete transcript of their exchange.
Louis CK has released a statement responding to the New York Times’ report of the sexual harassment allegations against him–and CK confirms that all of the allegations are, in fact, true. Read on for CK’s full statement, plus a timeline of the allegations, and CK’s thoughts on what he needs to do next.
Netflix has issued a statement refusing to be associated with House of Cards, its signature hit, as long as Kevin Spacey remains its star. At the same time, the network is said to be exploring possibilities for a Spacey-free spinoff.
Kevin Spacey put to rest long-standing rumors about his sexuality in a single midnight tweet following a sexual harassment claim against him. Actor Anthony Rapp, best-known for his starring role in the original cast of Rent and for his current role on Star Trek: Discovery, accused Spacey of making a sexual advance against him in 1986, when Spacey was 26 years old and Rapp just 14.
UPDATE – Other celebrities are dragging Spacey for using his coming-out statement as a distraction from Rapp’s allegations. (Or, as Wanda Sykes put it, for “hiding behind the rainbow.”) See what they have to say…